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The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) agreed to pay $22,000 in civil penalties for improper postings on its website (  The Office of Special Counsel investigated based […]


The Visa Bulletin for July shows a five-month leap forward for EB2 China and EB2 India.  Coupled with the four-month leap forward in the June Bulletin, […]

June Visa Bulletin

The DOS has released the June Visa Bulletin and India EB2 saw an advancement of almost 4 months while the EB3 category once again […]

Manila Consulate Thumbs its Nose at Legal Advisory

As previously reported in this blog, in mid February, the US Consulate in Manila reversed years of policy and practice regarding the issuance of […]

Good news for NPTE test-takers seeking a B visa from Manila

The Department of State, Advisory Opinion office has informed us that they will be issuing interim guidance to the US Consulate in Manila to correct the misinterpretation […]

Manila Consulate Policy Wrong !

When a US Consulate misinterprets a regulation created by another government agency and begins to apply it improperly, the impact is far-reaching and we […]


The H-1b is the most widely used nonimmigrant status for employment in the U.S. It is also the nonimmigrant status with the most costly […]

Alliance Announces First Certified Subscribers

Recently the Alliance for Ethical International Recruitment Practices announced its first 2 subscribers, O’Grady Peyton and GlobalCare, Inc. HLG sends a special congratulations out to its […]


The USCIS has announced that it has reached the H-1b cap for fiscal year 2011.  As such, all H-1b petitions subject to the H-1b […]

OT’s On Facebook

Did you know? NBCOT (the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy) has a new exam prep format on Facebook.  At the beginning of each week NBCOT posts discussion […]